A short-term budget deal to keep the government running addresses the water contamination in cities like Flint, Mich., but does not otherwise contain significant changes for education.
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December 07, 2016
October 19, 2016
The National Center for Education Statistics reports that K-12 spending at the state and district level increased by 1.2 percent from fiscal 2013 to fiscal 2014.
September 08, 2016
Donald Trump recently proposed ending federal spending caps on the military. How could that impact what Washington spends on public schools?
August 04, 2016
The new K-12 policy platform from a coalition that includes Black Lives Matter calls for a constitutional amendment for education funding, and also seeks state-level ballot initiatives to provide additional resources for education.
July 14, 2016
The House appropriations committee's education spending bill for fiscal 2017 boosts federal spending on special education and a new block grant, but makes cuts to or eliminates several other programs.
July 12, 2016
Last week, we reported on key aspects of the spending bill that was approved by the House panel overseeing education funding, such as the increases for the Title IV block grant and special education.
May 02, 2016
North Carolina New Schools was the first i3 grantee to go from the "validation" level—for programs with some evidence to back them up—to the Scale Up, for proven approaches ready to go big.
April 28, 2016
The law's lead authors in the House—Reps. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House education committee, and Bobby Scott, the top Democrat—sent a letter to lawmakers who oversee K-12 spending asking for full funding—$1.6 billion or more—for a new flexible spending program.
March 31, 2016
Why is comparability on people's minds? It's because of negotiated rulemaking for supplement-not-supplant, a federal requirement that Title I money must provide additional services, and not simply supplant state and local funding.
March 28, 2016
A new report explores how explores how states and the U.S. Department of Education can support new, local, and more effective approaches to Title I spending.